Greer D. Smith

Staff Attorney

Washington, D.C.
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Overview

Greer Smith has experience with civil litigation and compliance matters, ranging from contract disputes to complex investigations. As part of the Political Law team, Greer has worked on several matters ranging from subpoena response to trial.

Through her wide-ranging travel throughout Brazil and her fluency in Portuguese, Greer has developed a familiarity with the country’s business culture and customs. She is able to play an important role in matters involving private and government-owned Brazilian entities, conducting witness interviews in Portuguese and supervising review of Portuguese documents.

Select Experience

  • Member of a trial team that tried and successfully defended a week-long redistricting case in the Eastern District of Virginia before a three judge panel. 
  • Assisted with responses to politically-motivated subpoenas.
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Experience

  • Member of a trial team that tried and successfully defended a week-long redistricting case in the Eastern District of Virginia before a three judge panel.
  • Assisted with responses to politically-motivated subpoenas.
  • Participated in several compliance investigations within the United States and abroad, and has conducted witness interviews in English and Portuguese.   
  • Lead paralegal on a litigation team that tried a six-week case in New York state court involving clients accused of breach of fiduciary duty by a member of a royal family and numerous corporate entities.

Recognitions and Memberships

Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2013
  • Virginia, 2006

Education

  • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., Ball State University, 1999, French, semester at Université de Haute Bretagne (Rennes, France), 1998; semester at Pontifícia Universidade Católica (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 1997

Languages

  • Portuguese